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In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

Loretta Lynch is finally confirmed by the Senate as Eric Holder's replacement. The Advocate spoke with the outgoing attorney general on marriage equality, the progressive agenda, and the future of civil rights.

April 24 2015 4:00 AM

The far-right Iowa Republican congressman has introduced a bill to strip federal courts of jurisdiction in marriage cases.

April 23 2015 5:33 PM

The Louisiana governor and possible presidential candidate says corporate 'bullying' led to changes in such laws in Indiana and Arkansas.

April 23 2015 4:52 PM

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's CEO explains why 'treatment' programs to 'cure' people of their homosexuality are extremely dangerous for LGBT youth.

April 23 2015 6:00 AM

A new report details the discrimination faced by LGBT people of color, its effects, and the solutions.

April 23 2015 4:40 AM

Five Republicans crossed party lines to vote down specific requirements for restroom use.

April 22 2015 8:26 PM